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CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
, they haven't said what that weapon was. >>> it is 4:32 now. even city leaders commit crime in oakland is out of control. but help is on the way. as linda yee reports, a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some help. >>> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year, the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland, and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree, crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in the form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he is the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius at
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:30am PST
is relatively low for a steve almost a million people but -- for a city of almost a million people but 12.5% higher than 2011. in contra costa county richmond has seen a dramatic decrease in homicides. 18 people having killed in richmond thisser. >> , the lowest number the city has seen since 2001. three years ago the city had 45 homicides. a likely factor is a big staffing increase at the richmond police department. it's gone from 40 officers to 190 in recent years. >>> 4:40. drag-racing is suspected in a crash that injured three people in the east bay. an out-of-control car slamming into a busy funeral home on clayton road in concord. a 16-year-old was behind the wheel of a 1974 chevy nova. police say the teenager was going well over the 40-mile-per- hour speed limit and apparently racing another 16-year-old. a service was just beginning when the car crashed into the funeral chapel. >> literally five seconds after i had entered the side room we thought it was an earthquake and saw the car careen into the building. i'm grateful to the priest for ushering everybody in. >> three people wer
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 4:30am PST
services is. >> that fiscal cliff will hurt the city to the tune of almost $80 million right away. >> reporter: most of the cuts would be in health care, aids programs and housing. >> that's just an immediate hit. >> reporter: across the bay alameda county supervisor predicted -- >> our health clinics will get hut. our w. i. c. program which is a program for mothers they get nutrition for their newborn babies and we have several sites in alameda county that would also experience a large cut. >> reporter: education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good a lot of californians are willing to invest in the schools. perhaps as much as 10% for the special needs students and the meals program that so many of the students in georgia are growing up -- california are growing up in poverty and they need that meal. >> reporter: it's not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials, it's also the ongoing uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington. a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it's starting to recover.
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
the san fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home because water got into the electrical outlets. east palo alto is working on a long-term solution to the flooding. >>> the storm has dumped a lot of snow in the sierra. not everyone felt like fighting the traffic and chain controls to get up there. some bay area families decided to head out right after opening their presents and play in the first snow they found. >> 6:00 in the morning got all our stuff and food and came out at 9:00. >> looks like fun. there's more snow than usual this winter. the california department of water resources said there's been 140% increase in this year's snowpack. remember, you can track the stor
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
spots, 53 in nap pa valley. 50s showing up toward the coastline. and 54 degrees in daily city. the next couple of days, the rain makes a return, maybe leftover showers on wednesday, and possibly a leftover shower on thursday. then dry weather come friday, but staying unsettled and pebbly wet again on saturday. >>> outside it is super quiet on the bay bridge. not expecting much of a commute on christmas eve. for the most part, the roads are drying out. a few problems from yesterday's flooding, highway 1 still shut down out in conoa county. for the next 15 minutes or so caltrans said highway 121 is going to be shut down between 116 and 37. both directions closed. flooding is the problem. a few rain drops on the lens across the bridge. traffic is slowing nicely there. wells 880 and 237. a quick look at the south bay. 280 moving at the limit. and out in the east bay, a quiet commute past the climb, up ward toward downtown. no service today, and muni and some ferries are on a holiday schedule. >>> a deadline looming to reach a settlement regarding the deadly pipeline explosion in san brew kn
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
of gas shut down a safeway store in daly city last night. but pg&e crews determined the strange odor was not natural gas. the source of the smell is still under investigation. >>> 5:00 now. the smell is what led to the discovery of a ghoulish plot up in the north bay. two people are under arrest for what was found in the backyard of a home on warren avenue. this is in vallejo. it was a badly decomposed body. richard romer of alameda died two
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